This remarkable tree is perhaps the most colorful of all flowering plums! Beautiful dark purple-black summer foliage is preceded by a profusion of showy light pink flowers in spring. A phenomenal ornamental accent for landscapes that seldom produces fruit. Deciduous.
Common Name: Krauter Vesuvius Purple Leaf Plum
Botanical Name: Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:PROO-nus ser-as-IF-er-a
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Flower attributesShowy Flowers
Garden styleContemporary, Cottage